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Joseph Beuys: Arena (paperback)


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Edited by Lynne Cooke and Karen Kelly. Comprised of one hundred panels, two stacks of fat and metal plates, and an oil can, Arena—where would I have got if I had been intelligent! (1970/72), a major autobiographical work by Joseph Beuys, is documented here in this comprehensive, scholarly book for the first time in detail. The one hundred panels include 264 photographs of Beuys's actions and sculptural objects from 1947–1970. The work is fully illustrated in 102 full-page color plates and 45 black-and-white comparative photographs. Essays by Pamela Kort and Christopher Phillips. Interview with Lucio Amelio. Introduction by Lynne Cooke. Foreword by Charles Wright. Glossary fully identifying each of Arena's panels.

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294 pages
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Cooke, Kelly & Beuys

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Joseph Beuys was born in Krefeld, Germany, in 1921. He died in Düsseldorf in 1986.

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